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Willibald Pirckheimer

Willibald Pirckheimer was a German Renaissance lawyer, author and Renaissance humanist, a wealthy and prominent figure in Nuremberg in the 16th century, and a member of the governing City Council for two periods. He was the closest friend of the artist Albrecht Dürer, who made a number of portraits of him, and a close friend of the great humanist and theologian Erasmus... Read More

Born5 December 1470
Eichstätt, Bavaria, Germany
Died22 December 1530 (aged 60)
Nuremberg, Germany
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